Anybody concerned about this? #Drive
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- True, I had missed that! I still turn up my nose at the word "folder", but it's a relief. Thanks.Apr 26, 2012
- i missed that too, many thanks!Apr 26, 2012
- Market wise, I agree with you. But Google, just like other big companies such as Apple or Facebook, promotes innovation. Innovation is necessarily about cultural change. Think about the way you use internet today, compared to 10 or even just 5 years ago. These companies introduced completely new ways of thinking the web. They innovated and even created markets.
Folder is a term which makes you think of a physical folder, which is radically different from a physical label. I loved it when Google first challenged the concept of organizing files in foders, introducing Gmail labels. There is no need in the digital world to think in "folders". That's an old concept and it should be dropped altogether.
What I was hoping is that Google would introduce this change in file systems too, through their OS Chrome. Then the change would be assimilated and replicated by other operative systems. That would be promoting innovation, which in the IT sector has proven more successful than following the market.Apr 26, 2012